crow·​keep·​er ˈkrō-ˌkē-pər How to pronounce crowkeeper (audio)
dialectal, England
: a person employed to scare off crows

Word History

First Known Use

1562, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crowkeeper was in 1562

Dictionary Entries Near crowkeeper

Cite this Entry

“Crowkeeper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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